Recover Deleted Photos which are Not in Recycle Bin

“I was deleting few files from my Windows computer and at the time of deletion, mistakenly I have chosen I folder that contained photos of my childhood. Soon after realizing, I visited Recycle Bin to restore those photos but for my astonishment the folder was not visible on Recycle Bin. Can anyone tell me the reason for the issue and the solution to overcome it?”.

This problem is common among computer users especially the one who do not have much knowledge about computer. In case you have met with similar situation then this page will tell you the reason behind it and the way to resolve it. Usually there are few reasons why deleted photos do not get stored in Recycle Bin. Here are they:

  • Disabling “Save” option in Recycle Bin: Whenever you delete any photo using delete command, a dialogue box will appear asking whether you want to move it to Recycle Bin folder. Many users do not wish to see the dialogue box and hence disable save option by going to Recycle Bin properties. At that moment, any file you delete will not be redirected to Recycle Bin
  • Using Shift + Delete: Windows operating system has short cut called “Shift + Delete”. If you use these keys to delete any photo from your computer then it will be not saved to Recycle Bin and erased immediately
  • Deleting huge data: Recycle Bin folder can hold only few files based on its size limit. Suppose the deleted photos size is larger than Recycle Bin holding capacity then it will not be stored to Recycle Bin folder
  • Erasing from Windows DOS: Windows DOS function can be used when you have issues with your computer like for deleting viruses, to view hidden files, or in case you have some problem with the hard drive. But users sometime make use of it to delete files and if you accidentally delete important photos then you cannot find them in Recycle Bin folder

Apart from above discussed causes there are certain other situations where you are unable to restore deleted data from Recycle Bin. i.e. when the Bin is corrupted. At that time you definitely inquire that my Recycle Bin is corrupted but I need files from it. How can I recover them?

Therefore, it is suggested to backup important photos to any safe location. In order to take backup directly copy and paste required files to the desired location or click on “Backup your computer” option from “Control Panel”. It will automatically backup entire data from your computer to the preferred location. However, most of the users realize to backup photos only after they lose pictures from their computer. For them we want to introduce outstanding photo recovery software named Yodot Photo Recovery.

More about Yodot Photo Recovery:

Yodot Photo Recovery software will show your pictures when Recycle Bin fails to displays them. When you run this application, it will display all the folders along with Recycle Bin folder so you can click on this folder to find for the deleted pictures. If you have different users on your computer and lost pictures from that account’s Recycle Bin, then it will display Recycle Bin folder of the particular account so that it will be an easier task for you to regain deleted pictures. Apart from that if you have moved other files like music, videos, documents and so on then software will even display them so that you can also choose them if you need. We want you to satisfy with its result so included “Preview” option in it. It will help you to view retrieved images and you can decide whether you want to buy the application or not.

Procedure to regain photos which are not present in Recycle Bin:

  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery to your Windows computer
  • Run the application to commence the recovery
  • Choose “Deleted Photo Recovery” from the two options
  • Select the drive from where you want to bring back photos
  • Let the application scan to display the recoverable files
  • Choose needed file types and click on “Next”
  • Preview media files and at last store restored files in a safe location

Keep in mind:

  • Do not change settings of Recycle Bin folder
  • It is suggested not to use Command Prompt function to delete photos from your computer